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Casualties - 16 - 17 March 1944


16-Mar

HAMMOND, ALBERT ERNEST (J/85187) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND447 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which came down at Hartheem near the French/German border during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

ARNOLD, SYDNEY JOHN (1000377) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND447 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which came down at Hartheem near the French/German border during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

BEBINGTON, ERNEST EGERTON (1626908) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND447 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which came down at Hartheem near the French/German border during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

CROSS, ARTHUR (1593233) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND447 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which came down at Hartheem near the French/German border during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

JACKSON, HAROLD (1684020) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND447 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which came down at Hartheem near the French/German border during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

KNOWLES, DONALD RUSSELL (1052000) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND447 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which came down at Hartheem near the French/German border during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

HUTCHESON, JOHN PETER (1348894) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, BZ375 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed into trees shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

16-Mar

CARTER, GEOFFREY WILIAM (132305) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, BZ375 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed into trees shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

16-Mar

GITTINS, WILFRED (1230234) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, BZ375 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed into trees shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

16-Mar

TRUSCOTT, ERIC LEONARD (406965) age: 31 RAAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, BZ375 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed into trees shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

16-Mar

BAGNALL, GEORG(1577534) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND708 TL-L of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Niederschopfheim on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

BURDEN, JOSEPH WILLIAM SAMUEL (753568) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND708 TL-L of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Niederschopfheim on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

WELLER, ARTHUR HENRY (1359082) age: 41 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND708 TL-L of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Niederschopfheim on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

KNOWLES, JOHN JOSEPH (55042) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND474 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bolstern during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

McENEANEY, TERENCE CONLON (1511670) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND474 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bolstern during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

WAUGH, THOMAS WILLIAM (172413) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND474 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bolstern during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

BIRBECK, DOUGLAS BRIGG (1685263) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND474 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bolstern during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

HARDY, WILLIAM EDGAR (1321865) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND474 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bolstern during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

HOOLE, RONALD (1684873) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND474 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bolstern during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

WISE, JOHN GRENFELL (1835959) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND474 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bolstern during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

GREENHALGH, JACK (1503641) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB474 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Saignelegier in Switzerland after all four engines caught fire en-route to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

16-Mar

McCALL, ANTONY PATRICK (174060) age: Unknown RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB474 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Saignelegier in Switzerland after all four engines caught fire en-route to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

16-Mar

ATCHESON, SAMUEL CUNNINGHAM (161591) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB474 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Saignelegier in Switzerland after all four engines caught fire en-route to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

16-Mar

NAYLOR, JAMES WILLIE(2216119) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB474 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Saignelegier in Switzerland after all four engines caught fire en-route to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

16-Mar

THOMAS, BRIAN HENRY MAUD(1649209) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB474 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Saignelegier in Switzerland after all four engines caught fire en-route to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

16-Mar

WEAVER, FRANK SLATER (1428641) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB474 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Saignelegier in Switzerland after all four engines caught fire en-route to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

16-Mar

SALISBURY, PAUL HENRY (1488749) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ403 of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at San Nicandro on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Sofia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

MARLER, ERIC FRANCIS (152447) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ403 of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at San Nicandro on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Sofia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

SAUNDERS, RONALD FREDERICK (1576953) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ403 of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at San Nicandro on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Sofia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

MORLEY, BASIL YATES (1580110) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ403 of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at San Nicandro on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Sofia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

MOLE, HERBERT JEFFREY (410687) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ403 of No 70 Sqn, which crashed at San Nicandro on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Sofia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

COWERN, WILLIAM (1578054) age: 36 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 70 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

GOLDING, ROLAND (1481558) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW657 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

JONES, ALLAN (J/19642) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW657 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

BEAN, DAVID ARTHUR (1891083) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW657 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

HEDGES, WILLIAM NORMAN (1604542) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW657 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

QUICKE, JOHN RAYMOND (1320468) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW657 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

ROBSON, WILLIAM CHARLES WALTER (1293713) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW657 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

SCOTT, LLOYD GEORGE(R/161591) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW657 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

DAWSON, ARTHUR (529673) age: 27 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND681 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which came down at  Bonneuil-les-Eaux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

16-Mar

ELLISON, HAROLD (1456863) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND681 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which came down at  Bonneuil-les-Eaux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

16-Mar

FAVAGER, VICTOR (1473895) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND681 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which came down at  Bonneuil-les-Eaux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

16-Mar

GIBSON, DAVID (1393163) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND681 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which came down at  Bonneuil-les-Eaux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

16-Mar

REDMAN, ANTHONY GEORGE(1321969) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND681 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which came down at  Bonneuil-les-Eaux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

16-Mar

SHATZ, EDWARD (1386027) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND681 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which came down at  Bonneuil-les-Eaux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

16-Mar

WILDFONG, GORDON WALTER (R/151070) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND681 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which came down at  Bonneuil-les-Eaux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

16-Mar

JORY, ANTHONY (1317098) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL693 A4-K2 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

WERRETT, RONALD ARTHUR (1318617) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL693 A4-K2 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

RODGER, JAMES MENZIES (171390) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL693 A4-K2 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

BAKER, CHARLES HENRY (1600504) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL693 A4-K2 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

CAPSTICK, NICHOLAS JACKSON (1624412) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL693 A4-K2 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

HODDINOTT, CHARLES RICHARD CARLTON (940008) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF764 of No 142 Sqn, which flew into high ground on the return flight to Foggia from a raid on the marshalling yards at Foggia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

MORTON, JAMES BUTLER (1322416) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF764 of No 142 Sqn, which flew into high ground on the return flight to Foggia from a raid on the marshalling yards at Foggia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

FISHER, JAMES WHARTON SEVERN (422477) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF764 of No 142 Sqn, which flew into high ground on the return flight to Foggia from a raid on the marshalling yards at Foggia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

BROWN, GEORGE DUNLOP (J/21132) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF808 of No 155 Sqn, which broke up in the air during a practice scramble.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

16-Mar

WRIGHT, JAMES STUART (412746) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM209 of No 168 Sqn, which was lost during a Popular sortie against a 'Noball' (V-1) site at Gorenflos.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Mar

AUSTIN, CHARLES ERNEST (150079) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR143 of No 245 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Villaroche during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Guillerval Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

GORE, RONALD FREDERICK (133433) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR344 of No 248 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Madron in Cornwall during an air test.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard

16-Mar

BISHOP, PETER FRANK (1316336) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM382 of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down off Port de Bono in Southern France by Fw 190s.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Mar

LEACH, PHILIP WALTERS (1622667) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM382 of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down off Port de Bono in Southern France by Fw 190s.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Mar

CHANDLER, DAVID JOHN (904611) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Walrus I, W2789 of No 294 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable. 4 others killed.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

16-Mar

FLOCKHART, JOHN GORDON (1077095) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Walrus I, W2789 of No 294 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable. 4 others killed.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

16-Mar

ASHTON, DENYS ALBAN (103054) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Walrus I, W2789 of No 294 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable. 4 others killed.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

16-Mar

STATHAM, FREDERICK GRANT (J/6865) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Walrus I, W2789 of No 294 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable. 4 others killed.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

16-Mar

COLVILLE, ALEXANDER COLBORNE(J/21864) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL718 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

REID, WILLIAM VAN FOSSEN (J/24232) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL718 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

SIDDONS, MOODY ALBERT (J/27697) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL718 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

HODSON, ARTHUR COLES KITCHENER (J/86273) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL718 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

DAVIES, DENNIS VIVIAN (1652786) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL718 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

KALMS, MICHAEL YORKZISSLIN (1600536) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL718 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

SMITH, FRANCIS ERNEST ALBERT (1801964) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL718 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

BRIGGS, WILLIAM EDMUND (R/175894) age: 30 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW418 PT- of No 420 Sqn, which was hit by flak en-route to Stuttgart, the pilot continued with the sortie and eventually landed the damaged aircraft at Friston, Sussex.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Mar

CALDER, DOUGLAS HECTOR (J/21935) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW426 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Echterdingen airfield during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

JACKSON, ROBERT HAROLD (J/21170) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW426 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Echterdingen airfield during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

ELSLEY, CLARENCIRVING (J/19653) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW426 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Echterdingen airfield during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

HEIDMAN, WILBERT HENRY OLIVER (J/90753) age: 18 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW426 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Echterdingen airfield during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

RITCHIE, CHARLES ALEXANDER (J/85789) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW426 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Echterdingen airfield during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

BETHELL, PETER EDWIN (1336195) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW426 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Echterdingen airfield during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

LEE, ERNEST ROY (1835870) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW426 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Echterdingen airfield during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

DUNBAR, WILLIAM PARKER (R/171746) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW426 PT-Q of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Echterdingen airfield during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

MARTIN, CHARLES STUART (120565) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS771 OW-P of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

16-Mar

MARTIN, IVAN WILLIAM (J/90279) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS771 OW-P of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

BLACK, RICHARD BURSLEIGH (J/11844) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS771 OW-P of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

YOUNG, HENRY KENNETH (J/27272) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS771 OW-P of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

BROOKS, JOHN PHILIP (J/87931) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS771 OW-P of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

SIMARD, ARTHUR GERALD SYLVAIN (J/86165) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS771 OW-P of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

YEO, LORNE EDGAR (J/88648) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS771 OW-P of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

HAMMOND, WILLIAM ALFRED (927501) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS771 OW-P of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Mar

BAXTER, HENRY ALFRED (1392861) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED606 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND637 of No 625 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery

16-Mar

HUMPHREYS, ALFRED SAMUEL (428712) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED606 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND637 of No 625 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Mar

GRAHAM, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (413988) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED606 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND637 of No 625 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Mar

MUNRO, DAVID MCARTHUR (1567515) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED606 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND637 of No 625 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Campbeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

16-Mar

JONES, THOMAS HENRY (1461755) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED606 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND637 of No 625 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Deptford (Grove Park) Cemetery

16-Mar

JAMESON, JAMES GILROY BATY (1048295) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED606 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND637 of No 625 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery

16-Mar

COATES, JAMES ARTHUR (1670149) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED606 JO-E of No 463 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND637 of No 625 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Shildon (St John) Churchyard

16-Mar

CHRIMES, OSWALD KENNETH (151348) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW521 of No 466 Sqn, which ditched off Salcombe after being severely damaged by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

PENKURI, KAIHO THOMAS (J/20187) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL653 JI-E of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Blondefontaine during a raid to Stuttgart probably as the result of a night fighter attack.  He is buried in Villars-le-Pautel Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

KILNER, DONALD JOSEPH (1547059) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL653 JI-E of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Blondefontaine during a raid to Stuttgart probably as the result of a night fighter attack.  He is buried in Villars-le-Pautel Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

DRUMMOND, KENNETH (422270) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL653 JI-E of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Blondefontaine during a raid to Stuttgart probably as the result of a night fighter attack.  He is buried in Villars-le-Pautel Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

SUTHERLAND, WILLIAM FRASER (J/92270) age: 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL653 JI-E of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Blondefontaine during a raid to Stuttgart probably as the result of a night fighter attack.  He is buried in Villars-le-Pautel Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

WRY, LAWRENCE ALVIN (J/85314) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL653 JI-E of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Blondefontaine during a raid to Stuttgart probably as the result of a night fighter attack.  He is buried in Villars-le-Pautel Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

COSGROVE, GILBERT (1025606) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL653 JI-E of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Blondefontaine during a raid to Stuttgart probably as the result of a night fighter attack.  He is buried in Villars-le-Pautel Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

OWEN, THOMAS YEANDLE(1316364) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL653 JI-E of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Blondefontaine during a raid to Stuttgart probably as the result of a night fighter attack.  He is buried in Villars-le-Pautel Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

PEAKE, KENNETH EDWIN (1891075) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL653 JI-E of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Blondefontaine during a raid to Stuttgart probably as the result of a night fighter attack.  He is buried in Villars-le-Pautel Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

ROBINSON, THOMAS JAMES (1503025) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW348 LK-X of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Biggin Hill after being partially abandoned on running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery

16-Mar

HILL, HARRY WALTER (1318035) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW348 LK-X of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Biggin Hill after being partially abandoned on running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

16-Mar

BALLARD, WILLIAM ARTHUR (978237) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW348 LK-X of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Biggin Hill after being partially abandoned on running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Stanley (St Anne) Churchyard

16-Mar

REDFORD, KEITH GEORGE(656698) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW495 LK-C of No 578 Sqn, which crashed into some brickworks at Selby, Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Epsom Cemetery

16-Mar

BELL, HAROLD COPELAND (J/86232) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW495 LK-C of No 578 Sqn, which crashed into some brickworks at Selby, Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

LERL, FREDERICK WILLIAM (J/19296) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW495 LK-C of No 578 Sqn, which crashed into some brickworks at Selby, Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

JENKINS, STANLEY HUGH (1262364) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW495 LK-C of No 578 Sqn, which crashed into some brickworks at Selby, Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

DAVIS, JOHN HARRY (1606693) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW495 LK-C of No 578 Sqn, which crashed into some brickworks at Selby, Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Wickham (or Wykeham) (St Nicholas) Churchyard

16-Mar

HALE, DONALD REGINALD (139597) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 602 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He was cremated at  Enfield Crematorium

16-Mar

SMITH, DONALD LEONARD (J/22844) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB382 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed near San Nisand during a raid to the marshalling yards at Sofia. .  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

READ, HENRY CALVIN CHAMBERS (J/20418) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB382 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed near San Nisand during a raid to the marshalling yards at Sofia. .  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

BOYCE, JOHN SAMUEL (1332588) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB382 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed near San Nisand during a raid to the marshalling yards at Sofia. .  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Mar

LIGHTBODY, ROBERT THOMAS (415668) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN890 of No 614 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to the marshalling yards at Sofia. .  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Mar

JACKSON, DONALD HERBERT (1320939) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN890 of No 614 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to the marshalling yards at Sofia. .  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Mar

LEE, WALTER (1128219) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN890 of No 614 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to the marshalling yards at Sofia. .  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Mar

PRIDHAM, GEORGE FREDERICK (1393906) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN890 of No 614 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to the marshalling yards at Sofia. .  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Mar

HEARN, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1679903) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN890 of No 614 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to the marshalling yards at Sofia. .  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Mar

TEMPLER, P W (1333368) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN890 of No 614 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to the marshalling yards at Sofia. .  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

16-Mar

McNEILL, ROBERT FINDLAY (1559057) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4833 CF-J of No 625 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French Coast during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Mar

GIGGER, DERRICK JOHN (173328) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4833 CF-J of No 625 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French Coast during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Dannes Communal Cemetery

16-Mar

STEWART, GEORGE RONALD (1365996) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4833 CF-J of No 625 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French Coast during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

EDDISON, RAYMOND (1594592) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4833 CF-J of No 625 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French Coast during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

GALLACHER, PETER JAMES (1607032) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4833 CF-J of No 625 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French Coast during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

WASSON, SYDNEY (1063520) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4833 CF-J of No 625 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French Coast during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Mar

HEWITT, DENNIS (1490563) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND637 CF-L of No 625 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ED606 of No 463 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery

16-Mar

JONES, ROBERT ROY (J/25514) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND637 CF-L of No 625 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ED606 of No 463 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

BULGER, JOHN PERCY (J/85931) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND637 CF-L of No 625 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ED606 of No 463 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

IVEY, GORDON (R/150959) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND637 CF-L of No 625 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ED606 of No 463 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

AISTON, ALFRED WILLIAM (1532964) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND637 CF-L of No 625 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ED606 of No 463 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

16-Mar

FETTIS, RICHARD JAMES (1126142) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND637 CF-L of No 625 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ED606 of No 463 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Sevenoaks (Greatness Park) Cemetery

16-Mar

DADSWELL, JOHN DOUGLAS (1678501) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND637 CF-L of No 625 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ED606 of No 463 Sqn and crashed near Branston, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

16-Mar

FOX, THOMAS AUSTIN (1433606) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND530 LE-P of No 630 Sqn, which when it was attacked by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart, the rest of the crew were able to abandon the aircraft and it crashed near St-Gilles in France.  He is buried in St Gilles Churchyard

16-Mar

OVERHOLT, JAMES HENRY (R/197141) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND530 LE-P of No 630 Sqn, which when it was attacked by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart, the rest of the crew were able to abandon the aircraft and it crashed near St-Gilles in France.  He is buried in St Gilles Churchyard

16-Mar

PHILIPSON, ERNEST JOHN (418299) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND583 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which exploded on crashing at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bourguignon-sous-Coucy Churchyard

16-Mar

HALL, LESLIE(1495938) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND583 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which exploded on crashing at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bourguignon-sous-Coucy Churchyard

16-Mar

HOBBS, FRANK JAMES (1262633) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND583 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which exploded on crashing at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bourguignon-sous-Coucy Churchyard

16-Mar

RODBOURN, KENNETH (169004) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND583 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which exploded on crashing at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bourguignon-sous-Coucy Churchyard

16-Mar

EASTER, RICHARD JOHN HARRY (1636431) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND583 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which exploded on crashing at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bourguignon-sous-Coucy Churchyard

16-Mar

WILKINSON, ALBERT HENRY (1622716) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND583 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which exploded on crashing at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bourguignon-sous-Coucy Churchyard

16-Mar

FREEMAN, ALEXANDER MCCOWAN (R/160030) age: 

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND583 LE-V of No 630 Sqn, which exploded on crashing at Bourguignon-sous-Coucy during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bourguignon-sous-Coucy Churchyard

16-Mar

LOCK, JOHN WALTER (1154437) age: 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 165 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

16-Mar

LANG, JOHN ARCHIBALD (1823515) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG295 of No 1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at Flaxton near York during a local flying and low level bombing exercise on the ranges at Strensall.  He is buried in Dumbarton Cemetery

16-Mar

WALLD, ROBERT ALBIN (J/27582) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG295 of No 1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at Flaxton near York during a local flying and low level bombing exercise on the ranges at Strensall.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

PELLETIER, ROMEO ARTHUR (R/136796) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG295 of No 1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at Flaxton near York during a local flying and low level bombing exercise on the ranges at Strensall.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

DIONNE, FRANCIS ROGER (J/89044) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG295 of No 1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at Flaxton near York during a local flying and low level bombing exercise on the ranges at Strensall.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

CARRIER, JOSEPH LOUIS PHILLIPEDENIS (R/176860) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG295 of No 1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at Flaxton near York during a local flying and low level bombing exercise on the ranges at Strensall.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

COURNOYER, JOSEPH JACQUES OMER (R/66744) age: 29 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG295 of No 1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at Flaxton near York during a local flying and low level bombing exercise on the ranges at Strensall.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

NORMANDEAU, ALPHONSE JEAN PAUL (R/110699) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG295 of No 1664 HCU, which flew into the ground at Flaxton near York during a local flying and low level bombing exercise on the ranges at Strensall.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Mar

ROWLEY, ANTHONY WILLIAM HERBERT (1332442) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1183 of No 28 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Castle Donington after the flaps dropped down fully.  He is buried in Kingsbury (St Andrew) Churchyard

16-Mar

LEE, GEORGE AUDENBY (1501843) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 57 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

16-Mar

PETERKEN, ALLAN (1399873) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving at AFU Setif, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery

16-Mar

RACE, LESLIE CHARLES MILES (1607014) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard II, EX121 of RAF Abu Sueir Station Flt, which crashed about 10 miles south of the station.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

16-Mar

CASSELL, PETER (1801214) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard II, EX121 of RAF Abu Sueir Station Flt, which crashed about 10 miles south of the station.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

16-Mar

GORNALL, MAURICE TILDSLEY (1360561) age: 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Blackpool.  He is buried in Deane (St Mary) Churchyard

16-Mar

ADDICOTT, ALFRED TUDOR (1835722) age: 42 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cambridge.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

16-Mar

COURTNEY, CYRIL ERNEST CHARLES (919465) age: 31 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Kingsbridge.  He is buried in Stokenham (St  Michael) Churchyard

16-Mar

MENELAWS, ARTHUR ANGUS (1023099) age: 35 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Newington, or Exho Bank) Cemetery

16-Mar

CAMPBELL, JOHN (1680022) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Wharfedale.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

16-Mar

FREEMAN, GEORGE HENRY(1485705) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving at ?, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Mar

WHITAMORE, WILLIAM MICHAEL (102107) age: 21 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, ? of No 81 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters over the airfield at Broadway.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

17-Mar

COULTER, WILLIAM JAMES (139992) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 81 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

17-Mar

CAMPBELL, DAVID MARK (120419) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ763 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on the Woodcott ranges after losing a wing in a dive.  He is buried in Clondevaddock (Christ the Redeemer) Church of Ireland Churchyard

17-Mar

DODRILL, KEVIN SEAN DFC(49027) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ763 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on the Woodcott ranges after losing a wing in a dive.  He is buried in Woodston Cemetery, Old Fletton

17-Mar

COLCOMB, EDWIN CLAUDE(131556) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, A, BZ309 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interdiction sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Mar

COLLINS, TERENCE PATRICK (1330598) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, A, BZ309 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interdiction sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Mar

BARRS, RONALD OSBORNE(1813030) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, A, BZ309 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interdiction sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Mar

RAMSON, JOHN LUCE(67623) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, A, BZ309 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interdiction sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Mar

GRIFFITHS, DONALD MALDWYN (148008) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK261 or HK326 of No 125 Sqn, which collided with each other over the Irish Sea during an AI exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Mar

REID, FREDERICK JOHN (156648) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK261 or HK326 of No 125 Sqn, which collided with each other over the Irish Sea during an AI exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Mar

SNOW, ERIC AUGUSTUS (41878) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK261 or HK326 of No 125 Sqn, which collided with each other over the Irish Sea during an AI exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Mar

RICH, HORACE JAMES (170389) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK261 or HK326 of No 125 Sqn, which collided with each other over the Irish Sea during an AI exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Mar

BUTLER, VERNON BARTLETT GROVES (J/16525) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF761 of No 136 Sqn, which was shot down during a fight with Japanese fighters over the airfield at Palel.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

17-Mar

CREW, SYDNEY JAMES (1292150) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 144 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

17-Mar

TAYLOR, HAROLD STANLEY (658245) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, X8002 'X' of No 176 Sqn, which was lost during a night practice flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

17-Mar

LAWRIE, JAMES MORRISON (1550898) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, X8002 'X' of No 176 Sqn, which was lost during a night practice flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

17-Mar

WAYLAND, JOHN SWITHIN (47788) age: 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF326 of No 241 Sqn, which crash-landed near Hvar following an engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Mar

BOURNE, DENNIS ARTHUR (115107) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, FD548 of No 268 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Cap de la Hague during a Popular sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Mar

HUNT, PHILLIP (1430083) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN548 of No 290 Sqn, which came down in the sea and exploded off Glenluce, Wigtown following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bruntingthorpe (St Mary) Churchyard.

17-Mar

WHEELER, REGINALD WALTER (1384727) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN548 of No 290 Sqn, which came down in the sea and exploded off Glenluce, Wigtown following an engine fire.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

17-Mar

FRY, D P () age: 

S/Chef

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ602 of No 341 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Pontusval during a Rodeo.  

17-Mar

GRIFFITHS, LEONARD (1234622) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 156 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

17-Mar

DENNIS, ROY (162836) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK352 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Brackley airfield on an overshoot whilst practising night circuits.  He is buried in Featherstone (or North Featherstone) Cemetery

17-Mar

WALTERS, JOHN JAMES OWEN (1652405) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK352 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Brackley airfield on an overshoot whilst practising night circuits.  He is buried in Marshfield (St Mary) Churchyard, Monmouthshire

17-Mar

BALDWIN, ERNEST WILLIAM (419948) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK352 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Brackley airfield on an overshoot whilst practising night circuits.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Mar

CALDER, PETER JOHN (417799) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK352 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Brackley airfield on an overshoot whilst practising night circuits.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Mar

ROBINSON, DONALD STEPHEN (1061047) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK352 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Brackley airfield on an overshoot whilst practising night circuits.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Mar

GREENHILL, THOMAS JOHN (430099) age: 19 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK352 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Brackley airfield on an overshoot whilst practising night circuits.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Mar

SMALLWOOD, CHARLES FREDERICK (1575172) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE915 of No 17 OTU, which ditched in the North Sea 20 miles off Flamborough Head following an engine failure during an air firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Mar

SMALL, ERNEST (1697611) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1183 of No 28 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Castle Donington after the flaps dropped down fully.  He is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery

17-Mar

MURPHY, JOHN BENEDICT (55294) age: 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL650 of No 32 OTU, which was lost over the sea during a night flight, his body was never found.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

17-Mar

OLIVER, DOUGLAS (1565344) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL650 of No 32 OTU, which was lost over the sea during a night flight, his body was never found.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

17-Mar

BIGGS, KENNETH GUY (1606049) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AS272 of No 36 SFTS, which spun into the ground near Penhold after losing power on take off.  He is buried in Red Deer Cemetery

17-Mar

BAINBRIDGE, JOHN WILLIAM (1203032) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Martinet I, EM481 of No 54 OTU, which crashed on take off from Winfield.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

17-Mar

BUCHANAN, ARCHIBALD DOUGLAS (50447) age: 28 RAF

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, KW336 of No 46 MU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Lossiemouth.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

17-Mar

PARISH, JOSEPH HERBERT (562255) age: 31 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Filey (St Oswald) Churchyard.

17-Mar

SALVIDGE, ALFRED GEORGE(546876) age: 24 RAF

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5 BU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

17-Mar

DIGBY, MALACHY (619951) age: 36 RAF

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 52 RRP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

17-Mar

LYNN, WILLIAM ARCHIBALD (419050) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4595 of No 57 OTU, which collided with R6596 of the same unit and crashed at Hepburn Moor.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

17-Mar

OWEN, EDWARD TUDOR (130119) age: 34 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 62 MFH and died of a gunshot wound at Cox's Bazaar.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery.

17-Mar

MACKENZIE, THOMAS GEORGE(1338658) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2128 of No 51 OTU, which crashed at Perry Hill Farm, Cranfield whilst approaching to land.  He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey.

17-Mar

LANE, LOUIS EDWARD (963168) age: 27 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Battersea.  He was buried in/or cremated at  West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium

17-Mar

PEERS, KENNETH GIBSON (507797) age: 37 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Ryedale.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

17-Mar

LITTLEBOY, KITCHENER WALTER () age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Sleaford.  He is buried in Hampton Cemetery

17-Mar

HALL, JOHN (1486631) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter IIF, R2375 of No 54 OTU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Winfield after stalling in a turn.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium.

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